Download the Security Systems Design Considerations Document
Refer to Sole Source Considerations for specifics regarding Security Systems in all projects.
(the following is excerpted, in part, from the WCU Public Safety website. Please refer to same for additional information and clarification).
The Panic Button is a device which shall be installed in select areas of buildings/campus for the sole purpose of alerting WCUPD (West Chester University Police Department) to a crisis situation under circumstances where the reporting person is unable to access a telephone. The Panic Button is a measure of last resort and should be used under rare and extreme circumstances.
The button is to be typically mounted on the underside of a counter or desk, but can also be placed on an accessible wall.
Panic Button shall be wired such that once active, it can only be reset through use of a special key. It is uniquely linked to the specific location where it is initially installed and is not interchangeable.
Sample Panic Button Images include:
Contact the Public Safety Electronic Security Manager, Norman Wallace (x2729) firstname.lastname@example.org if the panic button needs repair, removal or its location changed